1983 Stanford Cardinal football team

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1983 Stanford Cardinal football
ConferencePacific-10 Conference
1983 record1–10 (1–7 Pac-10)
Head coachPaul Wiggin (4th season)
Home stadiumStanford Stadium
Seasons
← 1982
1984 →
1983 Pacific-10 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 17 UCLA $ 6 1 1     7 4 1
Washington 5 2 0     8 4 0
Washington State 5 3 0     7 4 0
USC 4 3 0     4 6 1
Arizona 4 3 1     7 3 1
Arizona State 3 3 1     6 4 1
Oregon 3 3 1     4 6 1
California 3 4 1     5 5 1
Oregon State 1 6 1     2 8 1
Stanford 1 7 0     1 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1983 Stanford Cardinal football team represented Stanford University in the 1983 NCAA Division I-A football season. In head coach Paul Wiggins's fourth and final season at Stanford, the Cardinal won only one game, ending the season with a 1–10 record, the school's worst since a winless 1960 season.[1] Wiggin was fired on November 11, 1983, but was allowed to coach the two remaining games of Stanford's season.[1]

The team played their home games at Stanford Stadium in Stanford, California and competed in the Pacific-10 Conference.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 10 No. 2 Oklahoma* Stanford StadiumStanford, CA L 14–27   62,778
September 17 at Illinois* Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL L 7–17   72,852
September 24 San Jose State* Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA (rivalry) L 10–23   68,201
October 1 at No. 20 Arizona State Sun Devil StadiumTempe, AZ L 11–29   53,795
October 8 UCLA Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA L 21–39   55,804
October 15 at No. 17 Washington Husky StadiumSeattle, WA L 15–32   59,270
October 22 No. 19 Arizona Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA W 31–22   40,208
October 29 at Oregon State Parker StadiumCorvallis, OR L 18–31   22,000
November 5 at USC Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA (rivalry) L 7–30   50,867
November 12 Oregon Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA L 7–16   31,420
November 19 California Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA (86th Big Game) L 18–27   84,804
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Stanford fires Paul Wiggin". Tri-City Herald. Kennewick, Washington. Associated Press. 1983-11-12. p. C1.